http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.u...le.php?id=3271MMA fans around the world have debated the question endlessly - how do you defeat Lyoto Machida? What are his weaknesses? If you are anything like these fans, the questions are rhetorical because there are no obvious answers.
But at least you don’t have to fight Machida. So spare a thought for Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, who is challenging the light-heavyweight champion for his belt at UFC 104 next week. Asked recently what weaknesses he saw in Machida, the Pride veteran was lost for words.
“Ah, now you got me… Maybe, maybe… damn, let me think ... Maybe the guard is a little low,” he said to Terra.com.br at the weekend. Shogun laughed as he said it, but he was not entirely joking. “I think his stand up is his strongest aspect. It is very difficult to find him, hitting him. And his wrestling, which is good,” he elaborated.
That has got to be daunting for Shogun to not even know of any weaknesses he can exploit of Machida's